PhD candidate of history from the University of Edinburgh.
Body, Gender and Sexuality.
The visual representation of the ethnic minorities in the southwest of China from mid-18th to mid 20th century.
Look at two visual sources: Miao Albums, a genre of ethnographic illustrations from late imperil China and modern ethnographic photography.
Publications and conference papers:
“Ethnic classification in the southwest of China before 1953,” The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity. (forthcoming, July, 2016)
“Imperial Images?: Rethinking Miao album of Yunnan abad Guizhou,” in the annual conference of British Association for Chinese Studies, September, 2015.
“Masculinity or femininity? the gendered representation of the ethnic minorities in southwest of China mid-18th to mid 20th century” in the conference of 6th Women and Gender Network in Chinese Studies, September, 2015.
“A visual Grammar of the body of ethnic minorities: the case of Yunnan Album in late imperial China,” in the conference of British Association for Chinese Studies, PG Networking, July, 2015.